Navigate thru 80+ suppliers of bulk wines and spirits from the top world regions
A tasting room where folks can have their bulk wines tasted and scored anonymously.
As an Exhibitor, meet with visitors willing to source bulk wine and spirits from all around the UK
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Be part of the biggest gathering of Bulk Wine, Bulk Spirits, and Private Label professionals in the UK.
The most influential professionals in the beverage industry at the IBWSS educational conference.
Regulatory & Commercial Affairs Director, at Wine and Spirit Trade Association
Meet suppliers of bulk wine and spirits from all around the world.
Place your bulk wine and spirits offer in front of importers, distributors and retailers as well as investors seeking to build new private labels.
Bulk Wine Data and Opportunities
Florian has over 20+ years of experience in the Wine and Spirits Industry. He has held several key positions at various companies and joined Ciatti in 2007. Director of Ciatti Europe. Broker dedicated to Italian suppliers and the Swiss market. Also in charge of the French market. Director of Ciatti Europe. Broker dedicated to Italian suppliers and the Swiss market. Also in charge of the French market.
David joined the WSTA in March 2014, after a career prosecuting for HM Customs and Excise, advising on law enforcement policy and working in other regulatory areas. He leads the WSTA’s work on business resilience, responding to fraud, liaising with law enforcement agencies and brand protection teams. He sits on the Joint Alcohol and Tobacco Consultative Group and the Joint Customs Consultative Committee. He advises on all aspects of compliance, particularly HMRC's extensive borders change programme, the migration to the Customs Declaration Service and due diligence requirements. David supports the Logistics Group and the Brexit-focused Customs, Logistics and Movements Group.
Bulk Whisky : A Customers Point of View
Scotch Whisky veteran with 30 years’ experience in Distilling, Planning and Master Blending. Recently retired from managing spirit quality and inventory levels for over 120 million Litres of Scotch Whisky and control of £10m annual capital expenditure and £4M annual spend budgets. Creating all Beam Suntory Scotch New Products, with over 140 created from 2007 to 2022. Mentor to a number of younger colleagues, developing their talent and assisting in their career progression.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Beam UK’s Final Salary Pension Scheme since 2013. Trustee on the Board of Trustees at Camphill (Blair Drummond) a charitable trust giving people with learning difficulties residential and day service care.
State of Logistics
Horst has spent 34 years working in the industry. He has been taking care of the drinks business handled by VinLog for 15 years.
With his extensive experience, he knows the drinks industry inside out and is well aware of what is important to ensure that the products arrive at their destination in perfect condition. Born and raised in Germany, Horst has since lived in South Africa, California, Burgundy, New York and Paris.
State of Union
As a consultant at Robert Joseph, I have worked with companies and countries across the globe, helping them with their marketing, branding, and blending strategies. As a co-owner of le Grand Noir, Greener Planet, and K'AVSHIRI wines, I have been involved in creating and developing successful wine labels that appeal to diverse consumers and markets. As an associate editor of Meininger's Wine Business International, I have covered the latest trends and innovations in the wine industry, providing analysis and commentary on topics such as COVID-19, sustainability, technology, and consumer behavior.
Matthew is co-founder of Beyond Wines, a UK distributor that sets to make premium wines accessible for the mainstream market and make wine “less pretentious”. He has more than 20 years in the wine trade, working across multiple sales channels. Matthew manages regional wholesale, specialist customers, premium retail and independent on-trade channels for Beyond Wines.
Selling Private Label and Bulk Wine
Mark began his career in wine almost 20 years ago at the family run wine merchant, Bablake Wines, under the tutelage of David Perry. From here Mark moved to Pernod Ricard working through to senior key account manager. He was part of the team who established the company’s Champagne team which resulted in Mark invited to become Chevalier de Coteaux du Champagne.
Ongoing, Mark’s career has seen him learn, develop and subsequently grow through some of the UK’s most established wine businesses, working with leading producers and spearheading growth. Mark’s been intrinsic in the integration of businesses, managing country-wide teams.
Mark joined Lanchester Wines in 2013 overseeing national, regional and office sales teams. He joined at a time of business change and has been central to the ongoing premiumisation of the Lanchester Wines business during a significant period of growth. Mark has successfully overhauled and upskilled the sales team while delivering year on year growth in both sales and customers.
Bulk Wine and Spirits Buyers - Panel Discussion
Non Alcohol and Low Alcohol
Irem Eren has an international, dynamic background; raised in Istanbul, studying abroad; UK & Spain & United States, having worked in Turkey, Germany, Spain, United States. Irem holds multidisciplinary studies, is a Chemist and holds a master´s degree in International Business and Marketing, moreover she is WSET Diploma Holder, and currently Master of Wine Stage 2 Student.
Irem Eren is Head of Business Development and Sales at BevZero, the leading beverage industry strategic firm offering de-alcoholization services and equipment sales. Irem’s previous experiences in the wine industry include, branding, business development, wine buying at leading wine producers as Familia Torres. Irem Eren is also Wine Educator, teaches WSET Level 3 courses.
Private Label Chain Sales
Building a Private Label Brand
Robin was Managing Director at Copestick Murray, and General Manager for EuropeGeneral Manager for Europe at McGuigan Simeon Wines Ltd. Robin Copestick joined Freixenet Copestick in 2019. Robin Copestick is currently Managing Director at Freixenet Copestick.
Restaurant Chain, Pub Chain and Super Market Buyers
Navigating the bulk spirits business in the UK can be a daunting task, especially for those who are new to the industry.
From buying, selling, production, private labels, or contract manufacturing - the sought-after conference covers it all.
Examples of private label brands offered by local UK supermarkets include Tesco's own brand, Sainsbury's own label, Morrisons' own label, and Asda's own brand.
The global wine industry might at times look down on the bulk wine sector but producers could not survive without it. So, a fully functioning international bulk wine sector is as important as a healthy blood system pumping around our bodies.